Need single-window clearance for RE projects

Better policies to attract more investments and the government’s support in land acquisition will revitalise the sector.
 Sanjay Ghodawat, Chairman, Sanjay Ghodawat Group
 Land acquisition and policy paralysis have been the major roadblocks for his company in the past few years, acknowledges Sanjay Ghodawat, Chairman, Sanjay Ghodawat Group. He says, “We as a Group are committed to implement renewable energy projects across India. But if there is better governance in terms of more lucrative policies this will attract more investments.”   Short term measures When asked about the immediate short term measure to revitalise the sector, Ghodawat suggests, “(We need) single-window clearance for all permissions required for setting up of renewable energy projects.” Better policies to attract more investments and the government’s support in land acquisition will revitalise the sector, he observes.
Long term measures Commenting on the long term measures to ensure sustainability, Ghodawat suggests following: Investment in grid infrastructure for power evacuation Proper budgeting and allocation of funds to ensure ease of disbursement of subsidies allocated to renewable energy projects Proper Scheduling of Power by all states with a Five-Year Plan.
Long- and short-term strategies Sanjay Ghodawat Group is committed to invest in renewable energy sector. Till date, the group has invested close to ` 10 bn in wind and solar energy across four states in India. It plans to invest another Rs 15 bn by 2020 to enhance and grow capacities in wind and solar from the current 150 MW to a cumulative capacity of 400 MW.  The group is also actively exploring investments in hydro and biomass sectors.

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Need single-window clearance for RE projects

Better policies to attract more investments and the government’s support in land acquisition will revitalise the sector.
 Sanjay Ghodawat, Chairman, Sanjay Ghodawat Group
 Land acquisition and policy paralysis have been the major roadblocks for his company in the past few years, acknowledges Sanjay Ghodawat, Chairman, Sanjay Ghodawat Group. He says, “We as a Group are committed to implement renewable energy projects across India. But if there is better governance in terms of more lucrative policies this will attract more investments.”   Short term measures When asked about the immediate short term measure to revitalise the sector, Ghodawat suggests, “(We need) single-window clearance for all permissions required for setting up of renewable energy projects.” Better policies to attract more investments and the government’s support in land acquisition will revitalise the sector, he observes.
Long term measures Commenting on the long term measures to ensure sustainability, Ghodawat suggests following: Investment in grid infrastructure for power evacuation Proper budgeting and allocation of funds to ensure ease of disbursement of subsidies allocated to renewable energy projects Proper Scheduling of Power by all states with a Five-Year Plan.
Long- and short-term strategies Sanjay Ghodawat Group is committed to invest in renewable energy sector. Till date, the group has invested close to ` 10 bn in wind and solar energy across four states in India. It plans to invest another Rs 15 bn by 2020 to enhance and grow capacities in wind and solar from the current 150 MW to a cumulative capacity of 400 MW.  The group is also actively exploring investments in hydro and biomass sectors.

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